Author Anne Drover’s Equally Humorous and Informative Book Has Joined this Year’s Two Prestigious Book Exhibits

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Community building, prejudice and other sensitive issues are tackled through the exploits of a few people in “Chief Samson and Reverend Delilah”.

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Chief Samson and Reverend Delilah by published author Anne Drover has joined this year’s prestigious Florida Library Association Book Exhibit in Orlando, Fla. last May 1 – 3, 2013 and the American Library Association Annual Book Exhibit in Chicago, IL last June 29 – July1, 2013. Reaching to a wider audience, this book aims to raise public awareness on diverse issues while bringing entertainment.

This interesting book tells the fictional story of residents in the town of Ridgefield, Conn. It is a humorous, sometimes poignant novel about three main characters, diverse in background, who are forced to work towards a peaceful solution to make their lives workable. As a result, their struggle and solutions touch and influence others within their community. Chief Samson is an 85-year-old Native North American Indian chief, now legally blind; Reverend Delilah is a retired African-American Baptist minister, recently hired as Chief Samson’s live-in companion; and Mrs. Fancy is a devout Roman Catholic, guarding a secret from her past and working as Chief Samson’s long time housekeeper. Written in a humorous literary style, the book explores the subject of community building and the issue of prejudice, asks relevant questions about getting along in today’s world and emphasizes issues about cultural conflicts, righteousness, and other issues readers can easily relate with.

In Chief Samson and Reverend Delilah, Drover has written a captivating, amusing and informative narrative that will not only allow the readers to laugh and have adventures with the characters but also provide enlightenment, lessons and inspiration to the readers.

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About the Author

Anne Drover was born in the little village of Woodville, Mass., part of Hopkinton. After graduating from Hopkinton High School, she attended and graduated from Worcester State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She is the youngest of 10 children, mother of five children, grandmother of 10 and the wife of Martin Douglas Stafford, a long time member of the private sector. In her free time, she enjoys reading, attending live theater, gardening, spending time with family and friends, and the outdoors. She lives in Jensen Beach, Fla. and Westford, Mass.

Chief Samson and Reverend Delilah * by Anne Drover
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 216 pages; 978-1-4535-4048-0
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 216 pages; 978-1-4535-4049-7
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-4050-3

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